Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is the most common complication of diabetes, and often presents as a distal, symmetric, sensorimotor neuropathy. In the United States, 26.8 million people are affected by diabetes; by the year 2030, that number is predicted to increase to approximately 35.9 million people.
“Of all the chronic neuropathic pain syndromes, none has perplexed patient, clinician, and scientist more than the complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS), heretofore known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) and causalgia.”
The goal of the Padda Institute Headache Section is to provide diagnosis and treatment that will help people who experience severe pain regain a better quality of life. (The treatment needs of patients who have occasional mild headaches are significantly different from those patients whose attacks...
Cluster Headache is a very severe form of primary headache disorder with a population, one-year prevalence of about 0.1 %. Classified as a Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalagia (TAC) (1), it is probably the second most common form of primary headache encountered by neurologists or headache specialists.
Back pain affects nearly everyone at some point in their adult life. Often times the exact cause of pain is not readily apparent, as there are many factors which may contribute to a patient’s back pain, including disc disease, referred pain, as well as psychological factors.
A patient with primary facet pain, proven with either one or more blocks, may be a candidate for a facet rhizotomy using radiofrequency (RF). The patients selected for rhizotomy are those who are not surgical candidates and who have failed other conservative measure.
The hip joint is a large joint where the leg joins the pelvis, functioning as a ball and socket joint. The top of the thigh bone (the femur) is a round ball, which fits into the socket formed by a cavity in the pelvic bone. The ball is held in the socket by a grouping of ligaments that form a capsule around the joint.
Your body has special nerves known as sympathetic nerves in your back which ,control blood supply and sweating to your legs and feet . These nerves can be anesthetized to change the blood flow to a limb and to decrease the pain which is mediated by these sympathetic nerves...
Nerve roots exit your spinal cord and form nerves that travel into your arms or legs. These nerves allow you to move your arms, chest wall, and legs. These nerve roots may become inflamed and painful due to irritation, for example, from a damaged disc or a bony spur.
Your body has special nerves known as sympathetic nerves in your neck which ,control blood supply and sweating to your arms and hands . These nerves can be anesthetized to change the blood flow to a limb and to decrease the pain which is mediated by these sympathetic nerves...
Bed rest and strong pain medicine are no longer the only treatments for back pain caused by compression fractures of the spine. Now there is a breakthrough minimally invasive medical procedure called percutaneous vertebroplasty that uses bone cement to fill in the spaces of a broken or crushed vertebra.
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